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Denodo To Stress Accelerating Business Use of Data at World's First Fast Data Strategy Summit


The Fast Data Strategy Summit is a complimentary, ½ day virtual event designed to help attendees understand how to create a Fast Data Strategy to achieve rapid time-to-value in their BI, big data, and cloud projects. A Fast Data Strategy is a disciplined approach to the use of agile, real-time, self-service data technologies, such as data virtualization, to deliver data quickly to business users to effect faster outcomes.

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Denodo will be showcasing its new 6.0 version of the Denodo Platform, an award-winning data virtualization software. Denodo Platform 6.0 accelerates fast data strategy with breakthrough performance in big data, logical data warehouse, and operational scenarios; facilitates solution adoption with data virtualization in the cloud; and expedites the use of data by business users with self-service data discovery and search.


According to December 16, 2015 Forrester Report Create A Road Map For A Real-Time, Agile, Self-Service Data Platform, “Data bottlenecks create business bottlenecks. Business stakeholders at the executive and line-of-business levels need data faster to keep up with customers, competitors, and partners.” In this comprehensive event, attendees can choose from over 20 sessions ranging from customer case studies, educational tracks on data virtualization, and technical deep-dives filled with presentations, panels, and demos.

Beginning with a keynote from featured speaker Noel Yuhanna, Principal Research Analyst, Forrester Research titled, Accelerating Fast Data Strategy with Data Virtualization, participants will learn practical knowledge about embedding fast data strategy within their IT projects. They will also hear customer case studies from Autodesk, Logitech, CIT, Guardian Life Insurance, DrillingInfo, and Zurich Insurance about how to become a friend of the business by providing faster insights and enabling rapid decision-making.

Fast Data Strategy Virtual Summit is supported by leading system integrator and technology partners such as Affecto, HCL, Hortonworks, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Infosys, and Kadenza.

“Our mutual customers are global organizations that are successfully using data virtualization to solve critical business problems," said Petri Rönkkö, Sales Executive, Affecto Finland Oy. "Denodo Platform 6.0’s latest capabilities will enable us to provide a better customer experience and meet our customers' demand to deliver deeper insight, faster."

"With Denodo Platform 6.0, business users can quickly gain insight into their data and improve business user productivity," said Vineet Talwar, Global Strategic Alliances at HCL. "We look forward to bringing these benefits to our joint customers and helping them to obtain more value, faster.”

“Denodo Platform 6.0’s specific big data capabilities will enable broader Hadoop use cases such as data warehouse offloading, IoT integration, and SQLization of Hadoop," said Matt Morgan, VP of Product and Alliance Marketing at Hortonworks. "Many of our mutual customers are successfully using data virtualization with Hadoop realizing tangible business benefits."

"The integration of the Denodo Platform 6.0 with the HPE Vertica Analytics Platform will bring faster data analytics to our mutual customers," said Chris Selland, VP Business Development, Big Data Platform at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. "Denodo's Dynamic Query Optimizer takes into account critical characteristics of big data sources such as the number of processing units and partitions and provides connectivity to HPE Vertica as well as a very broad array of big data sources."

“Denodo Platform is an award-winning data virtualization product that pushes the envelope with its new version 6.0 with breakthrough performance in big data, logical data warehouse, operational scenarios, and self-service data discovery and search capabilities,” said Satish HC , Senior Vice President and Head of Data Analytics Service Line at Infosys. “As a Denodo partner, we are looking forward to implementing these capabilities for our mutual customers and accelerating their fast data strategy.”

"Denodo Platform 6.0 used as a logical data warehouse demonstrates fast performance benchmark results that are similar to that of a physical data warehouse," said Jeroen Blankendaal, CEO, Kadenza. "This means organizations can benefit from lower cost and faster data delivery by using a logical data warehouse across sources instead of having to integrate all the disparate data into a physical data warehouse."


The Worldwide Fast Data Strategy Conference will take place at the following dates and times:

    March 30, 2016 / 9am to 12pm PT
    March 31, 2016 / 9am to 12pm BST / 10am to 1pm CET

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About Denodo

Denodo is the leader in data virtualization providing agile, high performance data integration and data abstraction across the broadest range of enterprise, cloud, big data and unstructured data sources, and real-time data services at half the cost of traditional approaches. Denodo’s customers across every major industry have gained significant business agility and ROI by enabling faster and easier access to unified business information needs for agile BI, big data analytics, web and cloud integration, single-view applications, and enterprise data services. Denodo is well-funded, profitable and privately held. For more information, visit or call +1 877 556 2531 / +44 (0) 20 7869 8053.